Optimism, Cooperation and Integrity
Courage, Brotherhood and Community

Our Professors are highly experienced Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness instruction. The focus is to keep the school a safe, fun and yet challenging environment of training.

Meet Our Professors

Thiago “Soldier” Teixeira

Professor Thiago Teixeira is an experienced Strength and Conditioning Coach, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt specialized in the training of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA fighters.
Professor Thiago was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Army for 7 years from the time he turned 18, leading the physical and shooting training of all soldiers entering the force whilst also completing a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and training Martial Arts.

Professor Thiago’s qualifications

  • Degree in Physical Education
  • Certificate III in Business
  • Certificate IV in Marketing
  • Diploma in Management
  • Certificate II, III, IV & Diploma in Sports Coaching
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certificate III & IV in Fitness
  • Advanced Diploma in Leadership & Management
  • Group Training Specialisation
  • Community Coaching Program Specialization

1 x ABJJC Super Fight Champion Gold Coast 2021 x Daniel Castle

1 x QLD State Champion Gi 2021

1 x QLD State Champion No-Gi 2021

1 x QLD Bjj Circuit Open Weight Master Champion 2021

1 x QLD Bjj Circuit Light Weight Master 2nd Place 2021

1 x BarraFit Games Oceania Champion 2018

2 x Abu Dabhi Pro 2nd Place

2 x NSW Sates Championship 2nd Place

2 x QLD States Championship 2nd Place

1 x Pan Pacific NoGi 2nd place

Watch Professor Thiago in action

Coach Kaue Macruz

Being living a healthy lifestyle, Coach Kaue is a purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has been training the sport for the last 6 years.

Coach Kaue is also a Yoga instructor and university student, his ability to teach people about jiu-jitsu, breathing and flexibility is outstanding.

Coach Kaue is also a competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and his passion for the sport is very inspiring and motivating for all there students of Virtue.


1 x NSW States 3rd Place 2017

1 x QLD States 3rd Place 2018

1 x Brisbane QBJJC 3rd Place 2021

1 x Brisbane QBJJC 1st Place 2021

1 x QLD South Pacific 3rd Place 2021